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O'Connor and Associates - San Francisco, CA

201 Mission Street, Suite 710 San Francisco, CA 94105

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Updated: 11/19/2017

San Francisco Business & Commercial Law Firm

Overview

O'Connor and Associates is a premier litigation boutique, with acknowledged excellence in trial practice and procedure. In addition to its trial and litigation services, O'Connor and Associates offers litigation avoidance counseling and early dispute resolution capabilities.

O'Connor and Associates is by design nimble, proactive and efficient. Matters are handled primarily by the principal attorney John D. O'Connor. Additional staffing is added only as needed, through a network of...

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